South Africa imports

South Africa’s imports decreased to 110230.0 by -4.58% on April 2021 from 115517.0 in the previous month. On a year on year basis South Africa’s imports increased by 25.22%. South Africa’s imports trend is up since the current value of 110230.0 is higher than the 12 month moving average of 97164.6. and the 12 month moving average slope is up. South Africa’s imports 5-year percentile is currently at 96.67%.

South Africa imports Chart

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Date Value
31/03/2022 139.961,24
28/02/2022 130.448,28
31/01/2022 126.573,34
31/12/2021 126.146,29
30/11/2021 126.898,20
31/10/2021 128.222,00
30/09/2021 134.875,00
31/08/2021 116.078,00
31/07/2021 107.677,00
30/06/2021 108.562,00

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South Africa imports

South Africa Imports Statistics

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Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
imports za.imports 139961 130448 7.29 21.26 UP UP 100 2022-05-04

South Africa Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40 JTOPI 67911.1 0 0.5 1.37377 50.2166 0.00704 -0.01786 -0.02461 0.10779
South Africa ETF EZA 55.77 1 1 2.58085 62.4072 0.01308 0.0129 0.05765 0.14002
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) ZARUSD 14.536 -1 -1 -0.51827 33.5819 -0.00913 -0.01845 -0.05653 -0.00484
South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield ZA.10Y 9.505 0 0.5 0.91034 45.9286 -0.01554 -0.02862 0.00105 -0.00627
South Africa 5-Year Bond Yield ZA.5Y 8.335 1 1 2.1764 57.2398 0.00847 0.0012 0.08247 0.10324
South Africa 2-Year Bond Yield SA.2Y 5.435 0 0.75 1.3073 47.9164 -0.00821 -0.01629 0.00929 0.05329
South Africa Yield Curve SA.YC 3.78 0 -0.25 0.15664 45.17 0.4 1.89 -16.46 1.70701
South Africa Credit Default Swaps CDS.South-Africa 201 -1 -0.75 -1.023 38.4864 2.03 8.06 -5.63 0.29898

South Africa Financial News Stream

South Africa Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
balance of trade za.balanceoftrade 45862.1 11496.3 298.93 -14.83 UP Down 93.33 2022-05-04
bank lending rate za.banks.lendingrate 7 7.25 -0.0344828 -0.3 -1.0 -1.0 0.0166667 2020-07-31
banks balance sheet za.banks.bs 6822150 6703140 1.78 5.61 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
business confidence za.bizconfidence 50 35 0.428571 0.25 1.0 1.0 0.875 2021-03-01
capacity utilization za.caputilization 74.6 78.1 -0.0448143 -0.0824108 -1.0 -1.0 0.1 2021-01-01
car registrations za.carregistrations 25653 33790 -24.08 11.97 Down UP 31.67 2022-05-04
central bank balance sheet za.cb.assets 1071240 951202 12.62 22.11 UP UP 98.33 2022-05-15
composite pmi za.comppmi 50.3 51.4 -2.14 -6.33 UP Down 76.67 2022-05-04
consumer confidence za.consconfidence -13 -9 0.444444 -1.59091 -1.0 -1.0 0.283333 2021-04-01
consumer price index cpi za.cpi 120.2 120.1 0.000832639 0.0516185 1.0 1.0 0.783333 2021-05-31
core inflation rate za.coreinflationrate 3.1 3 0.0333333 0 -1.0 -1.0 0.783333 2021-05-31
current account za.currentaccount 267348 197818 0.351485 -2.21854 1.0 1.0 0.05 2021-03-01
current account to gdp za.currentaccountgdp 2.2 -3 -1.73333 -1.30556 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
deposit interest rate za.depositrate 3.77 3.74 0.00802139 -0.281905 -1.0 -1.0 0.2 2021-04-30
exports za.exports 185823 141945 30.91 9.79 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
external debt za.externaldebt 164726 170836 -0.0357653 -0.101032 -1.0 -1.0 0.0333333 2021-01-01
fiscal expenditure za.fiscalexp 182964 175166 4.45 45.53 UP UP 95 2022-05-04
foreign direct investment za.fdi 6138 16010 -0.616615 -0.341699 -1.0 -1.0 0.483333 2021-01-31
foreign exchange reserves za.fxreserves 60280 58163 3.64 12.28 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
gdp za.gdp 351.432 368.289 -0.0457711 0.173729 1.0 1.0 0 2019-01-31
Real GDP za.realgdp 2933980 2578670 0.137788 -0.0637778 -1.0 -1.0 0.0333333 2020-09-01
gdp growth za.gdpgrowth 4.6 5.8 -0.206897 -2.7037 1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2021-01-01
gdp growth annual za.gdpgrowthan -3.2 -4.2 -0.238095 -3.28571 -1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
gold reserves za.goldres 125.35 125.31 0.000319208 0.000558748 1.0 1.0 0.116667 2020-08-01
government budget za.govbudget -12.3 -6.7 0.835821 11.3 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31
Government budget za.govbudgetvalue -20663 -23275 -11.22 -197.21 UP Down 50 2022-05-04
government debt za.govdebt 76176 78295 -0.0270643 -0.0602633 1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
government debt to gdp za.govdebtgdp 83 62.2 0.334405 1.98561 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
government revenues za.govrev 162301 151890 6.85 10.43 UP UP 95 2022-05-04
housing index za.housingindex 544.475 539.711 0.00882695 0.0917799 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2016-11-30
imports za.imports 139961 130448 7.29 21.26 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
industrial production za.indproduction -0.8 0.7 -214.29 -115.38 Down Down 45 2022-05-04
industrial production mom za.indproductionmm 0.6 -1.5 -140 -83.78 UP Down 55 2022-05-04
inflation cpi za.inflationcpi 5.2 4.4 0.181818 1.47619 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
interbank rate za.interbankrate 3.68 3.68 0 0.0027248 1.0 1.0 0.766667 2021-06-02
interest rate za.interestrate 3.5 3.5 0 -0.333333 -1.0 -1.0 0.2 2021-05-20
loans to private sector za.loanprivate 4196230 4147630 1.17 6.64 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
manufacturing pmi za.manpmi 50.7 60 -15.5 -9.79 Down Down 63.33 2022-05-04
money supply m0 za.msm0 302939 310217 -2.35 4.27 UP UP 85 2022-05-15
money supply m1 za.msm1 2403090 2295020 4.71 6.84 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
money supply m2 za.msm2 3708420 3619200 2.47 6.91 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
money supply m3 za.msm3 4488330 4411330 1.75 9.16 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
Producer Price Index za.producerprices 115 112.2 2.5 11.87 UP UP 100 2022-04-29
PPI Index za.producerpricesch 11.9 10.5 13.33 128.85 UP UP 100 2022-04-29
retail sales MoM za.retailsales 2.1 -0.6 -4.5 -1.04251 -1.0 1.0 0.583333 2021-05-31
retail sales za.retailsalesan 1.3 -0.9 -244.44 -131.71 Down UP 46.67 2022-05-18
total vehicle sales za.vehiclesales 37107 50607 -26.68 3.71 Down UP 21.67 2022-05-04
unemployment rate za.unemploymentrate 32.6 32.5 0.00307692 0.220974 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01
youth unemployment rate za.ytunemploymentrate 63.3 63.2 0.00158228 0.208015 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01
Lending Rate za.lendingrate 10 10 0 -0.0243902 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31

South Africa imports analysis

South-africa’s imports are goods and services produced outside South-africa and sold to buyers in South-africas. Imports, along with exports make up international trade. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

South Africa imports trend

South Africa imports trend is in an uptrend when the last value is higher than its twelve-month moving average and its twelve-month moving average slope is positive (last twelve-month moving average is higher than the previous month twelve-month moving average) and vice-versa. MacroVar calculates the number of months the South Africa imports has recorded new highs or lows. South Africa imports trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

South Africa imports momentum

South Africa imports momentum is monitored by calculating its long-term year over year (Y/Y) return and its short-term month on month (M/M) return.